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A Conversation with Mililani Trask

A Conversation with Mililani Trask Noe Noe Wong-Wilson Mililani Trask was born into the world of politics and struggle for Native Hawaiian and human rights. Her grandfather, David Trask, was an early member of the Hawai‘i Democratic Party, the first Hawaiian sher- iff in Honolulu, and a member of the Territorial Legislature for twenty-six years. Her maternal grandmother, Maui-born Iwalani Haia, was one of the first women to organize the Benevolent Societies on Maui and played a key role in the movement to inform Hawaiians of the events surround- ing the overthrow of Queen Lili‘uokalani in 1893. Mililani is the niece of Arthur Trask, well-known orator, lawyer, and politician, and David Trask, Jr, a politician and a key player in labor organizing and collective bargaining for higher wages and better working conditions for public workers. Mililani is descended from the Pi‘ilani line of Maui and the Kaha- kumakaliua line of Kaua‘i. Born and raised on O‘ahu, the fourth of five children of Bernard and Haunani Trask, Mililani was educated at the Kamehameha Schools. Fol- lowing her graduation in 1969, she attended the University of Redlands and San Jose State University in California. In 1977, Mililani returned home with a law degree from Santa Clara http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

A Conversation with Mililani Trask

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2005 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-9464

Abstract

Noe Noe Wong-Wilson Mililani Trask was born into the world of politics and struggle for Native Hawaiian and human rights. Her grandfather, David Trask, was an early member of the Hawai‘i Democratic Party, the first Hawaiian sher- iff in Honolulu, and a member of the Territorial Legislature for twenty-six years. Her maternal grandmother, Maui-born Iwalani Haia, was one of the first women to organize the Benevolent Societies on Maui and played a key role in the movement to inform Hawaiians of the events surround- ing the overthrow of Queen Lili‘uokalani in 1893. Mililani is the niece of Arthur Trask, well-known orator, lawyer, and politician, and David Trask, Jr, a politician and a key player in labor organizing and collective bargaining for higher wages and better working conditions for public workers. Mililani is descended from the Pi‘ilani line of Maui and the Kaha- kumakaliua line of Kaua‘i. Born and raised on O‘ahu, the fourth of five children of Bernard and Haunani Trask, Mililani was educated at the Kamehameha Schools. Fol- lowing her graduation in 1969, she attended the University of Redlands and San Jose State University in California. In 1977, Mililani returned home with a law degree from Santa Clara

Journal

The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jan 27, 2005

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